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1

What is Knemidocoptes pilae known as?

Scaly Mites

2

What does Knemidocoptes pilae do to Psittacine birds?

Sarcoptiform mite causing scaly leg and/or scaly face in parrots

3

Knemidocoptes pilae is mostly seen in what bird?

Budgies

4

Knemidocoptes pilae mites burrow into tissues producing a honeycomb-like proliferation that results in _____ of the ___ and thickening of the skin.

hyperkaratosis, cere

5

In canaries Knemidocoptes pilae is called _____.

Tassel foot

6

Avian Aspergillosis is a ___ disease.

fungal (mycotic)

7

Is Avian Aspergillosis infectious or contagious?

infectious but not contagious

8

_______ predisposes to infection for Avian Aspergillosis.

immunosuppression

9

All species of birds can be affected by Avian Aspergillosis, but most commonly are:

1) companion (pet) birds-african greys, pionus, amazons, mynahs

10

Avian Aspergillosis can have no _______ or ______.

clinical signs, abnormal PE findings

11

Avian Aspergillosis acute clinical signs:

dyspnea, nasal discharge, wheezing, rales, cyanosis

12

Clinical pathology for Avian Aspergillosis:

1) high WBC

2) heterophilia

3) monocytosis, lymphopenia

13

T/F With Avian Aspergillosis you must treat or correct the underlying predisposing condition.

true

14

Drug names for treatment of Avian Aspergillosis.

1) Itraconazole-best efficacy

2) Enliconazole-good efficacy

3) Ketoconazole-good in mammals and some birds

15

Avian Candidiasis aka ____ or ____

sour crop or thrush

16

Avian Candidiasis is a ____ disease

fungal (mycotic) disease

17

The yeast spp for this disease is A. fumigatus.

Avian Aspergillosis

18

The yeast spp for this disease is C. albicans

Avian Candidiasis

19

What is the most common presentation of Avian Candidiasis?

crop infection in neonate or very young bird characterized by impaction and malnutrition

20

Chlamydophilosis (formerly Chlamydiosis) is a ____ disease that is ____.

bacterial, zoonotic

21

"Chylmidia" in birds is the same as in what species? What are other names for Chlamydophilosis?

cats, Parrot fever, psittacosis, ornithosis

22

Chlamydophilosis birds can be infected and excrete (shed) the organism intermittently for months without?

any clinical signs-asymptomatic carrier birds

23

T/F Chlamydophilosis is zoonotic and vice versa.

true

24

Chlamydophilosis is ____ if it is not treated.

fatal

25

Always quarantine new birds for ____ before ____ into a collection.

30-60 days, adding

26

Positive cases of ____ must be reported to the State Veterinarian.

Chlamydophilosis

27

Chlamydophilosis commonly causes ____ disease in all species.

liver

28

Chlamydophilosis acute clinical signs:

green urates (specific for liver), diarrhea

29

Chlamydophilosis clinical pathology:

1) 30,000 WBC with heterophillia with left shift and cell toxicity 2) monocytosis, reactive lymphocytes

30

____ may cause vomiting in macaws.

doxycycline